Cuomo: Sandy Destroyed 46,000 Jobs

Usually leftists contend that when there’s a natural disaster, the result is more jobs for everyone. But now New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is claiming that Superstorm Sandy caused 46,000 New Yorkers to lose their jobs.

Funny how leftists change gears. Back in 2004, after hurricanes decimated Florida, MSNBC decried the bump in new jobs by saying:

Some analysts were skeptical about the latest surge of hiring, pointing out that much of the unusually large jump in October stemmed from cleanup and rebuilding in Florida and other states that were ravaged by four hurricanes in August and September, the Labor Department said.

MSNBC later reiterated their belief that disasters create opportunity:

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